Video Link: From the notes: “Filmed from the checkerboard used for the approach into Kai Tak. Overshoots and then lines it up just to get caught in the wind…again.”
I picked up a Starbucks VIA brewer for $9.99 clearance price at my local Starbucks. I use the VIA packets on a regular basis and for ten bucks, I figured that the insulated tumbler would be worth the price alone. I was correct! Read on for details: *Fast* The brewer will heat the water to […]
Today was wrap up day after a long time off from work. Tammy and I both enjoyed time with each other, but we miss the routine of regular work schedules. I have only four work days this week, then I’m flying to Orlando, FL on Monday for work. I’ll be home on Thursday so maybe […]
My wife and I were at Target here in Springfield and wondered about the large construction tent outside. A quick check of the city building permits and a chat with a Target worker told us what we needed to know: remodel! Our Target is getting new produce and refrigerated cases plus an air conditioning upgrade. […]
I read this and now realize why open software and systems are so important. We all stand on the shoulders of the generation before. This is true in EVERY medium. Writers, Artists, Programmers, Engineers. The trend in the last few decades to lock everything down… be it with rivets and welds, or with patents and […]
So Richard Stallman (RMS, father of the free software movement) publishes some guidelines about booking him as a speaker. The “rider” is excessive in it’s detail and that is pushing several people to poke fun at it. Before you jump on that bandwagon, try writing down your requirements in the same level of detail and […]
So I have a long history with UserLand Frontier, a scripting and database environment that runs on the Mac and Windows. I spent some time in 2004 as a product manager for UserLand, trying to shepherd the Radio UserLand blogging tool in the fledgling community. I wrote my fair share of UserTalk scripts for UserLand […]
Harold Ramis (Recruit): “What happens if I don’t get on the bus?” Sean Young (MP): “Aww, you look like a sensitive, intelligent guy. Don’t make me have to shoot you.” John Candy: “I hope this is the mess hall–How ya’ doin’ Eisenhower?”
So I’m super excited about MW3. 10 short days away and from what I’ve read, there’s plenty in it for me as a normal player like me. I’ll be picking up a pre order midnight for sure!
Dave Winer: “I don’t ever want to be in a position where to participate in a community you have to support an undocumented API that’s implemented by a single vendor. I’m sure by now we all understand why that is too fragile a foundation to build on.” via Scripting News: The RSS community wakes up.